Taping and Bracing for Pelvic and Hip Injuries

  • Scott A. Magnes
  • Lance Ringhausen
  • Peter H. Seidenberg


There is little research available regarding the use of athletic taping and bracing for the hip and pelvis. The disadvantages of using athletic tape are the expense, the difficulty of application, and possible skin irritation. Tape’s effectiveness at decreasing joint motion lessens after 30 min. Further research is needed to determine if compression shorts are able to prevent injury or enhance athletic performance.


Great Trochanter Athletic Performance Pelvic Obliquity Taping Technique Vertical Jump Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott A. Magnes
    • 1
  • Lance Ringhausen
    • 2
  • Peter H. Seidenberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryNaval HospitalJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.McKendree CollegeLebanonUSA
  3. 3.King Medical Care Inc.BloomsburgUSA

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